Alex Yarnley, Assistant Head (Curriculum)


Wolverhampton Grammar Junior School
Compton Road
West Midlands

  • BSc (Hons), University of Hull
  • PGCE, University of Southampton

Alex is responsible for the development and quality of teaching and learning in the school.

Alex oversees the training and development of training teachers and newly qualified teachers.

He oversees the innovation and use of ICT in the classroom including the use of iPads.

Alex also teaches Mathematics in the senior school from Year 7 through to Year 13 A level students.

Alex helps manage and train the schools cricket teams. He also runs additional maths academic clinics for students.

Alex’s teaching career started in Oxfordshire where he taught Mathematics at Banbury School. He has since moved on to roles including Head of Year and Head of Maths, the latter was a move to the midlands working at Kingswinford School.

Alex also worked for The University of Roehampton before deciding to become a teacher in 2009.

Alex has worked for Wolverhampton Grammar School since 2016.

“This school has a real community feel. The staff take pride in their lessons and go above and beyond for our students. In return our students are polite and hardworking, they like to be inquisitive and genuine care for the wellbeing of all in our school.”

Alex lives in Shropshire with his wife and 2 young children and enjoys the rural lifestyle (having grew up in London). He plays cricket for his local team Bridgnorth and attempts the occasional round of golf. He also likes to bake and hike (not at the same time!).

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